Sep 13, 2010 5:00pm PDT
rocked by that fireball. the actual firestone. maureen kelly is showing us where this. >> the area from the blast site is swarming with activity and ntsb is here on the site. with representatives from all the utility companies to record t rr the power, the gasoline, and also if i can show you this yellow. that is called a runner and at&t is using them for phone lines. that were damaged by the blast. also, investigators are cataloging the cars. and the record in case any of them are recorded, stolen. also, representatives from federal and state level emergency fema spca and if they're doing a damage report to do disinformation t us information to determine what disaster relief these homeowners could qualify for. maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> and a look at our extended forecast with a warm-up expected for the next couple of days. and a chance for showers as we go towards the weekend, a full forecast just moments away. hey, at&t u-verse tv? yeah, it's our new tv service. every day thousands of customers across the nation are switching to at&t u-verse. [ female announcer ] visit an at&t st
Sep 12, 2010 11:30pm PDT
to inspect due to safety concern. ktvu's maureen naylor in san bruno with late details. maureen. >> reporter: kents official death count stands at four people with four others still missing. crews are still on the scene. this road remains blocked this hour and the ntsb says it could be another day were to before it completes its onsite investigation and since pg&e started to hand over its first documents today. this family walked into think san bruno foam home for the first time in three days and found their dinner from thursday night still on the counter. >> we left the food here, because we we are ready to eat at time when we heard the big boom, booming boom. >> reporter: what caused that gas line explosion last thursday remains under investigation. >> if we find any indication that this is a systematic problem through the system as opposed to local, right here, we will indicate that and recommend accordingly. >> reporter: the ntsb removed this 28-feet section of pipe, which was thrown 150 feet from underground. tonight its sending the piece to a washington, d.c. lab to further investiga
Sep 13, 2010 4:30pm PDT
. and it is safe to occupy. and maureen kelly. among some incredible before and after of the explosion in san bruno. thank you to google earth. this is and after shot. you can see how many homes are burned out in the center. you can action see that creatuater and that burned out area. let me show you that on the right hand side we've matched up this before uncle maps. you can see carroll avenue,-or google maps. and what i will do on google earth is move over to clairemont drive. you can see where so many homes were destroyed. and over on google maps. you can see what the neighborhood looked like thursday morning before this happened. you take this fall as well and the street view shot of what this looks good-fold you. these homes are intact thursday morning. and now, these are gone. >> a look at our extended forecast with mild conditions for the next few days. we've a chance for showers as we go towards the weekend. i will have details on that coming up right after in the break. heavy duty truck, have some heavy duty demands. like enough horsepower and torque to get out of just about any situation.
Sep 13, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. and 100 yds away from the blast as a green tag. that means that it is safe to occupy. maureen kelly. >> residents just finished a tour of the devastated area and jeff bush shows us what happened and spoke with one resident who lost everything in the fire. >> tour buses lined up in the church of the highlands, and addresses were verified. the white wristband to verify their residency, and with police escort, it took 50 minutes. it was clear that there were shocked, sad and his home was destroyed in the fire. >> it was really what i expected. there was no judging by the intensity. i knew that it was going to be pretty bad. and sure, it was. i saw two of my cars in there, the exhaust fan of the kitchen on top of my stove. there is nothing left. you can see into or bedroom, the dresser is standing. >> bob said that the fire served as a monument. >> i thought the fire meserle were respectful. standing in one row symbolic of people lilosing their home. the san bruno explosion has all a little on edge about the gas line in our home. and let me show you a vice that it is a little bit of a p
Sep 13, 2010 7:00pm PDT
bruno, maureen naylor, ktvu channel 2 news. >> they will investigate all pipelines in the state and issued that order yesterday at the request of the acting governor. pg&e had 6,000 miles of underground high-pressure gas lines and by all accounts the complete inspection will be a huge endeavor. >> the pipelines provide service to all of our customers in central and northern california but i cannot tell you specifically how many of them go through neighborhoods like you in san bruno. >> the pipe that exploded was more than 50 years old and they say it was installed when the neighborhood had a smaller population. the disaster resonates deeply with victims of the oakland hills fire. victims say they cannot help but notice similarities in that story is coming up in about seven minutes right here on bay area news at 7:00. >>> rangers at yosemite national park say they have found human remains that belongs to a livermore man. forty-six to a fred crawford disappeared in august 2,003 while hiking in the remote northeast corner of a city park. one week ago a ranger found human bones incl
Sep 13, 2010 5:00pm PDT
with maureen naylor and the latest on the investigation. maureen? >> reporter: gasia, we want to give you a bit of good news. the missing number is at three. the death toll, four people. behind me we're waiting for a press conference from the ntsb. it will begin any moment. we'll carry that life -- live. the ntsb has been on scene all day and we'll find out what they found out today. pg&e announced today it's creating a $100 million fund to restore the town. it says starting friday we'll begin to give residents a $50,000 check per household. >> we will not be asking them to sign any releases when they it doesn't prohibit them from filing any other claims. >> reporter: money that could help this resident who says her home has smoke and water damage. >> the water was in my carpet. yeah. it was like a crazy moment. we didn't know what to do. >> reporter: pg&e today gave the city of san bruno a check for $3 million. the mayor says the city is still tallying the overtime and the cost to infrastructure. >> i believe their commitment in good faith to at least help people out that need money right now.
Sep 14, 2010 5:00pm PDT
their homes. rob roth has the stories of those first responders. first we go to maureen naylor who's is live tonight in san bruno. >> reporter: frank, that ntsb briefing is about to start in a few minutes behind me. today the city declared this a disaster area while the emotional toll is still being felt by some residents here. the images of charred remains in the middle of this san bruno neighborhood are still tough to grasp. burned out cars, stairs leading to nowhere. and for the family living next to the devastation, life is on hold. >> at least six months until we can get back into the house. how are you going to bring a two and don't know if i can com to this. >> reporter: and some children are haunted by the sounds of the fire. >> every time you hear the revs of engines or planes, it's the exact same sound that came. i can see why people thought it was an airplane. because it had that same kind of revving sound. and in fact, my kids are saying, is that the fire coming. >> reporter: pg & e crews worked on the neighborhood while the homes that have been green tagged are busy wi
Sep 15, 2010 5:00pm PDT
area this afternoon, lawyer maureen neigh lore was with the governor. >> fresh off his trip to asia he came straight to this neighborhood. he praised the quick response of emergency crews and vowed this will be a transparent investigation. with a cold wind blowing the governor made his first visit to the devastated san brown oh neighborhood. the 167-foot-long crater remained fenced in behind him while the governor was briefed by the ntsb. >> it was the fault of somebody or a problem or something that has not been maintained, or whatever it may be, you will know. there is no hiding of information. i can guarantee you that. >> reporter: today, pairs of ntsb investigators start going door e homes surrounding the blast. the governor said his thoughts and prayers are with the victims who own homes like this, and that's what that looked like today. >> my understanding was when the explosion first hit, it blew her out a window. >>> >> this elderly man says his elderly anyone doesn't make him sound easy. >> in his own way, this was something maybe a tragedy waiting to happen. >> rep
Sep 14, 2010 7:00am PDT
maureen is expected to end 56 it is washday at the golden gate bridge. they say they are cleaning scrubbing the lanes and that is the reason for the short delay in the south of direction. traffic backed up to mid span. >> 7 day around the bay forecast pretty nice day today but the coast is cool. for the weekend we have a slight chance of rain expression in the north bay. >> wall street today the dow was down 20 points that up over 20 points now just down a fraction of point. nasdaq up 5 s&p down 1/4 point. >> the release of sara shore from iran. you can see her being released getting on the plane she has been imprisoned for more the year there. she is waiving as she heads to, who appeared >> next newscast at 4:00 p.m. we're back here tomorrow at 4:00 a.m.. see >> later.